(FINALLY!!!) Lovely Postcards of Hong Kong Vintage Posting Boxes! :D

I don’t remember for how long I’ve been waiting for their birth! >_< I finally stumbled across them at the Central Post Office shop on 7 Dec 2013 – what a lovely surprise! :D

There are 16 postcards in total and some of them show the unique green vintage posting boxes in Hong Kong. :D

Hong Kong used to be a colony of the Great Britain so in the past we had lots of red British posting boxes. After the handover in 1997 there are still some vintage posting boxes left. The ones that have survived were all painted green and are still in service, except for the ones displayed at the Central Post Office, the Hong Kong Museum of History, etc.

I did visit the vintage pillar box at the Central Post Office in August 2013. :D It still looks fabulous! >_<

VR pillar box (Central - HK)

You can see “VR” on the pillar box. :) VR stands for Victoria Regina (24 May 1819 – 22 January 1901).

VR

Upon my request, we painted the pillar box in our August watercolour class. :D (One of the pillar boxes was painted by me xD The prettiest one was painted by our teacher :D)

pillar boxes (Aug2013) - by Rabbit & friends

I love vintage posting boxes so much that I decided to join the HK old postboxes checkup team to help preserve these lovely posting boxes. :D Many thanks to our Lemonhead leader. xD (Here is the blog of our team: http://hkoldpostbox.wordpress.com/)

I checked 4 posting boxes in Cheung Chau on 9Nov2013. :D —> http://hkoldpostbox.wordpress.com/tag/rabbit%E9%9A%8A%E5%93%A1/

Anyway, it’s time to show you the lovely postcards that I’ve bought recently. :D

Their size: 14 cm x 24 cm

HK Posting box 01

Posting Box no. 55

KGV 佐治五世 (1910-1936)

Location: Yau Yat Chuen, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon

地 點: 九龍塘 又一村 高槐道 ∕ 玉蘭路

Link: http://hkoldpostbox.wordpress.com/2013/11/19/55/

HK Posting box 01

HK Posting box 02

Posting Box no. 91

KGV (GRV) 佐治五世 (1910-1936)

Location: Crocodile Hill, Kwun Tong, Kowloon

地 點: 觀塘 鱷魚山 康利道 康利苑

Link: http://hkoldpostbox.wordpress.com/2013/11/18/91-2/

HK Posting box 02

HK Posting box 03

Posting Box no. 110

KGV 佐治五世 (1910-1936)

Location: The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Kowloon

地 點:中文大學崇基學院巴士站

Link: http://hkoldpostbox.wordpress.com/2013/05/17/110-2/

HK Posting box 03

HK Posting box 04

Posting Box no. 143

KGV 佐治五世 (1910-1936)

Location: Lantau Island

地 點:大嶼山石壁監獄停車場外

Link: http://hkoldpostbox.wordpress.com/2013/11/20/143/

HK Posting box 04

HK Posting box 05

Posting Box no. 227

KGVI (GRVI) 佐治六世 (1936-1952)

Location: School Road, Cheung Chau

地 點: 長洲 學校道/山邊路

Link: http://hkoldpostbox.wordpress.com/2013/11/09/227/

HK Posting box 05

HK Posting box 06

Posting Box no. 235

KGV (GRV) 佐治五世 (1910-1936)

Location: Lei Yue Mun Praya Road, Yau Tong, Kowloon

地 點: 鯉魚門 海傍道15號

Link: http://hkoldpostbox.wordpress.com/2013/11/18/235/

HK Posting box 06

HK Posting box 07

Posting Box no. 239

Location: Central, Hong Kong Island

地 點: 香港 中環 遮打道/皇后像廣場

Link: http://hkoldpostbox.wordpress.com/2013/11/21/239/

HK Posting box 07

HK Posting box 08

Posting Box no. 256

KGV 佐治五世 (1910-1936)

Location: Sok Kwu Wan, Lamma Island

地 點: 南丫島 – 索罟灣

Link: http://hkoldpostbox.wordpress.com/2013/03/08/256/

HK Posting box 08

HK Posting box 09

Posting Box no. 401

KGVI (GRVI) 佐治六世 (1936-1952)

Location: Sai Kung, New Territories

地 點: 西貢 對面海 明順村

Link: http://hkoldpostbox.wordpress.com/2013/10/20/401/

HK Posting box 09

HK Posting box 10

HK Posting box 10

HK Posting box 11

HK Posting box 11

HK Posting box 12

HK Posting box 12

HK Posting box 13

HK Posting box 13

HK Posting box 14

HK Posting box 14

HK Posting box 15

HK Posting box 15

HK Posting box 16

HK Posting box 16

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